- Kubovy, Aryeh Leon
▪ Israeli lawyer and diplomatoriginal name Aryeh Leon Kubowitzkiborn Nov. 2, 1896, Kuršėna, Lithuaniadied May 16, 1966, Jerusalem, IsraelIsraeli lawyer, diplomat, and Zionist. He was a founder (1936) and general secretary (1945–48) of the World Jewish Congress.After settling in Israel (1948), Kubovy served that country in diplomatic posts in Czechoslovakia, Poland, and several South American countries. He was chairman of Yad Vashem (Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority) from 1959 until his death.
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